Communications with Children's Hearings Scotland regarding panel member numbers: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Information requested

“Any internal Scottish Government communications on the subject of Children's Hearings Scotland. I would like this to include letters, emails, phone calls, and typed or hand-written notes. I would like this information from 01 October 2020 to 07 November 2020.”

You subsequently provided clarification that this should be limited to “any internal Scottish Government communications regarding the number of panel members or staff at Children's Hearings Scotland, or resignations from Children's Hearings Scotland.”


I attach a copy of most of the information you requested.

An exemption under section 38(1)(b) of FOISA, relating to third party personal data, applies to some of the information you have requested. This information has therefore been redacted.

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Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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